Audi A8 has been revealed, with more powerful engines and new LED headlight technology among the changes.
The revised A8, offered in two wheelbase lengths and with front-wheel drive and all-wheel drive, will make its debut at the Frankfurt motor show next month ahead of its UK launch next January.
optional new LED technology is called MatrixBeam. It features 25
individual LEDs that can be switched on or off or dimmed individually,
depending on the road conditions. The lights also adapt around corners,
feature indicators with sequential lighting and, when linked with an
optional navigation and MMI infotainment system, use the sat-nav to
adapt to corners, hills and road classifications.
changes include new designs for the front and rear bumpers, bonnet,
front grille and LED rear lights. A new boot layout is also offered to
improve loading, and added insulation in the dampers reduces interior
noise levels. New trims, colours and connectivity and technology options
The petrol engine line-up includes a 306bhp
3.0-litre V6, 429bhp 4.0-litre V8, 493bhp 6.3-litre W12 and 513bhp
4.0-litre V8 (for the S8). The diesels are a 254bhp 3.0-litre TDI and a
380bhp 4.2-litre TDI. A hybrid version mixes a 2.0-litre TFSI petrol
engine with an electric motor for combined figures of 242bhp, 44.8mpg
Thanks to: Autocar